Someone Hanged A Stuffed Monkey From A Tree Near The U. Of South Carolina

According to mulitple eye witnesses on social media, someone hanged a plush monkey from a tree from a student off campus housing development in Columbia, SC.

The stuffed animal was found with a belt around its neck hanging from a small tree in a parking lot at The Village at Columbia development.

The Village at Columbia is an apartment complex designed for use by University of South Carolina student according to the complex’s website. 

The incident comes on the heels of another similar situation at Clemson University last week where two students there admitted to hanging bananas from a pole next to a banner honoring African-Americans.

Those two students claimed that their actions were not racially motivated

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